The Benefits of Belonging to a Garden Club
The rewards of joining a local club within the National Garden Clubs umbrella go far beyond the pleasures of growing things. Becoming a member almost anywhere in the U.S. or affiliated international locations is simple and inexpensive. Yet membership opens the door for you to explore a wide range of common interests with people around the world and across the generations.
- Grow your knowledge via top-notch educational programs and schools.
- Garden for a purpose with community service projects, including disaster relief efforts and skill-building activities in eco-scaping, community beautification, etc.
- Participate in the State Garden Clubs network for learning, service and community-building.
- Promote environmental causes on a local, regional and national basis.
- Grow your own edibles or launch a community edible garden, for tastier, healthier, less expensive local fare.
- Learn to make the most of resources, including your available garden space.
- Enhance your garden's sustainability and reduce maintenance by planting "native" rain gardens and saving water.
- Nurture your inner artist with floral design study and flower shows.
- Learn from those with experience, and pass along your own passion and know-how to new generations of gardeners.
- Share your love of gardening and have fun!
How to Join
Send us your information with our online form and we will help you locate garden clubs in your area. Or, if you already belong to a local or state garden club, then we'll help you join National Garden Clubs, Inc. our national organization. Click here for our Join a Club Online Form.
Or, if you prefer to locate garden clubs in your area, contact your state or local organization via the State Garden Club websites.
Additional information is available in our brochure Grow Your World and Green Your Community by Joining a Garden Club.
How to Start a Garden Club or Partner with Us
National Garden Clubs welcomes start-up clubs that can be tailored specifically to a group's needs and interests. NGC and its state-level organizations can help you get started and provide access to the wealth of resources and networking opportunities that our global reach offers. Click here to learn more about starting a new garden club.